Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

Community Events

Shastri Hours

with Shastri Ellen Rook

January 24th—March 28th

Make an appointment or drop in on Shastri Ellen Rook for conversation, meditation instruction or a just a cup of tea. Continue »

Winter/Spring Teacher Circle Gathering

with Shastri Ellen Rook

February 28th—May 23rd

By invitation only, teachers, course leaders and those on the teaching path will work on developing their teaching skills. Continue »

Diversity and Inclusivity - Focus on Privilege: Volunteer and Teacher Circle Gathering

with Shastri Ellen Rook

April 2nd

All Shambhala volunteers are warmly invited to explore diversity and inclusivity in Shambhala. Our focus will be on privilege. Continue »

Sit, Walk, Write: A Contemplative Writing Retreat

May 6th

Inspired by Natalia Goldberg's 'The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language,' join us for a morning meditation, movement and writing retreat. All welcome, Instruction will be provided. Continue »